Survivors include his wife of 26 years Earline B. Patin of Rayne; two daughters Marlene Welch and Debbie Hoffpauir both of Crowley; two step daughters Janice Clark of Lumberton Texas, and Doris Broussard of Tucson Arizona; two sons Steve Sonnier of Abbeville, and Gary Sonnier of Gueydan; eleven grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents Olide and Marie Alleman Patin; two sons John Patin Jr. and Jerry Sonnier.
Visitation will from 8:00 a.m. Friday until services
Duhon Funeral Home of Rayne is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the Patin family at www.duhonfuneeralhome.com